Man flown to Houston hospital after Edna auto-pedestrian wreck

A pedestrian was flown to a Houston hospital late Friday night after a wreck in Edna on South Wells Street near South East Street.

The man taken to Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston with serious injuries, said Police Officer Stacy Cavazos with the Edna Police Department.

The pedestrian was walking on the wrong side of the road when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Bay City man, she said. Neither the pedestrian nor the driver’s identification was available Saturday.

Officers responded to the wreck about 11:08 p.m., she said.

The Edna Police Department is investigating the incident, and no citations had been issued as of Saturday.

Kali Venable is a public safety reporter for the Victoria Advocate. She can be reached at 361-580-6558 or at kvenable@vicad.com.

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Glenn Wilson

"The pedestrian was walking on the wrong side of the road when he was struck by a vehicle" -- The correct side of the road for pedestrians is the one facing oncoming traffic so they can see what's coming at them. So, what side of the road was he on?

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